What I’ve Learned About Death

When it comes to death, most days I’m obsessed. Well, maybe obsessed isn’t the right word. Maybe I’m – consciously intrigued? Whatever you want to call it, death is something I think about daily. And not only when I’m depressed. Death is something that pops into my mind in the shower, imaging that scene in…

I Broke Up With Someone For Being Too Good To Me

I broke up with an ex boyfriend because he was too good to me. Now that’s not the whole truth, but that’s most of it. That’s the important part. The part that I want to get off my chest. I broke up with him because: while he was busy being good to me, and willing…

The 28 Benefits Of Being A Single Lady

I asked a bunch of single gals what all the best parts of being single are…. here’s what they had to say! 1. You don’t have to shave/ feel pressure to conform to unrealisitc beauty standards. 2. When you do have to shave… you can mark it on your calendar… because you know when it’s…

Sh*t Horror Films Have Taught Me

Don’t Talk To Strangers. Just to be safe, don’t befriend the weird kid whose parents mysteriously vanished. Also, try not to talk to creepy locals at gas stations while you’re driving into town. Don’t Go Into Towns With Weird Histories. If 50 little kids from (insert town here) were snatched from their rooms back in…

Films Every Woman Should See

Girl Interrupted (1999) A troubled Susanna finds herself trying to balance her life outside and inside a mental institution. Hidden Figures (2016) This film is about an awe inspiring african american female mathematician who worked at NASA during the Space Race. Mermaids (1990) Charlotte badly wants her unstable mother to settle down, but as tensions…

Relationship Stages As Told By Drake

The “Just Got Her Number” Stage. The “wyd?” Stage. The “Imma Play It Cool So You Want Me More” Stage. The “Snapchat Everyday” Stage. The “Laugh At All His Jokes” Stage. The “So, What Are We?” Stage. The “PDA At Parties” Stage. The “I’m So Into You” Stage. The “Nothin’ Can Stop Us” Stage. The…

13 Reasons Why, Welcome To Your Tape

Hey, it’s Kellie.  Kellie Anderson. Don’t adjust your… whatever device you’re reading this on. It’s me, live and in print.  No return engagements, no encore, and this time, absolutely no requests.  Get a snack. Settle in.  Because I’m about to tell you why 13 Reasons Why deserves a tape.  Let’s get started. In honour of…

I Need To Talk About 13 Reasons Why

As soon as I finished episode one, I knew I was going to have to write about 13 Reasons Why. Actually, as soon as I heard about the show, I knew I was going to have to write about it. “Have to?” – You might be asking. “No, Kellie, you don’t have to. No one…

13 Life Lessons From 13 Reasons Why

13. High school will not be the best time of your life. There’s so much more outside of the bubble. 12. Guys become assholes when their peers expect, permit, and encourage them to be assholes. This needs to stop. 11.You can’t change other people, but you can change yourself. Take ownership of your mistakes and keep working…

How I Discovered the Meaning of Life

It’s been three months since I last wrote a blog post. Weird. I guess life really has a way of, well, getting in the way. But tonight I’ve chosen to write. Because as much as I owe it to the people who have followed my story, I also owe it to myself – to take…

I Need To Travel So Badly That It Hurts

My whole life leading up to this past summer (when I received the opportunity to intern in Madrid, Spain) I felt that something was missing. I had received glimpses of that “something” when travelling to Florida as a child… a tiny bit. And then I found it a little more in Mexico…when I toured the…

Every Toy I Wanted As A Girl Born In the 90s

I was born in the 90’s and had the privilege of growing up in the early 2000’s. The 2000’s, I later learned, (in a children’s ad course in University), was the peak of children’s toy advertising. In these key years of my development, children’s toy-makers began developing captivating commercials – that would target kids when they…